DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.
1. Colorado Garden and Home Show
What: Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event at the Colorado Convention Center– where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement
Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14 Street in Denver, Colo.
When: February 24 through March 4; Hours vary
Admission: Adults get in for $12, children 12 and under get in the door for $10
2. Denver Bridal & Wedding Expo
What: Turn your dream wedding into a reality! Find the perfect gown, DJ, photographer, reception venue, band, honeymoon destination and so much more at the Denver Bridal & Wedding Expo this weekend!
Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt in Denver, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More info: http://www.bridalshowco.com/
3. Arvada Winterfest
What: Winterfest is bringing together many cultures to celebrate diversity with performances, games, good and more. Asian, Native American, Mexico and Russian cultures will be represented during the event.
Where: McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham Street in Arvada, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
More info: http://arvadafestivals.com/winterfest/
4. Bring your best chili to the Green Chili Cook Off!
What: Bring your best green chili to Lakewood and get a chance to compete in the Green Chili Coof Off this weekend! What better way to warm up as temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s.
Where: Fiddlesticks Bar and Grill, 10815 W. Jewell Avenue #Q in Lakewood, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $5, $10 if you want to enter into the contest
More info: https://www.fiddlesticksbar-grill.com/
5. WestFax Comedy Night
What: Show up, drink beer and laugh at WestFax Brewing Company’s Comedy night – for free! The comedy show will be hosted by comedian John Davis. There will also be a food truck to enjoy some bites during the show.
Where: 6733 W. Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
More info: http://www.westfaxbrewingcompany.com/
6. The Book Handlers at Buntport Theater
What: Do you have a large library full of beautiful but unread books? Never fear! The Book Handlers are here to make your books look worn-in and well-read. This satire performance is inspired by a short story by Brian O’Nolan.
Where: Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan Street in Denver, Colo.
When: February 23 through March 17, 2018
Admission: Varies by time and date; Check here for tickets.
7. Sloth weekend at the downtown Denver Aquarium
What: Hang out at the downtown Denver Aquarium and celebrate all things sloth! There will be a conservation table with sloth activities, a private sloth meet and greet and sloth viewing at the Nautilus Ballroom
Where: Downtown Denver Aquarium, 700 Water Street in Denver, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission: $20 adults, $15 for children
BONUS: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market
What: Farmers’ Markets are generally known to be open for a very limited amount of time in the fall, but that’s not the case for Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market in Wheat Ridge, which is open year-round. Come and show for produce, honey, jams and jellies, as well as alpaca wool products, paintings, jewelry and more.
Where: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/
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